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Definition of Withers

Withers

  1. The ridge between the shoulder bones of a horse, at the base of the neck. See Illust. of Horse.

Withers Quotations

Age is not all decay; it is the ripening, the swelling, of the fresh life within, that withers and bursts the husk.
George MacDonald

The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
Pearl S. Buck

Living in an age of advertisement, we are perpetually disillusioned. The perfect life is spread before us every day, but it changes and withers at a touch.
J. B. Priestley

Every artist preserves deep within him a single source from which, throughout his lifetime, he draws what he is, and what he says. When the source dries up, the work withers and crumbles.
Albert Camus

Intelligence flourishes only in the ages when belief withers.
Emile M. Cioran
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Withers Translations

withers in Italian is sfiorito
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